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Flag for Kiribati May 26, 2021 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Tarawa, Kiribati

Max view in Tarawa
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 11:19 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Tarawa: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 8:49 PM

Maximum: Wed, May 26, 2021 at 11:19 PM

Ends: Thu, May 27, 2021 at 1:49 AM

Duration: 5 hours


May 26, 2021 – May 27, 2021 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Tarawa

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Will Look

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Tarawa. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the May 26, 2021 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
9:50 PM May 2611:19 PM May 2612:48 AM May 27
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Local times for eclipse in Tarawa on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

EventTime in TarawaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 8:49 PM116°East-southeast33.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 26 at 9:50 PM123°East-southeast46.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseMay 26 at 11:19 PM145°Southeast62.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 27 at 12:48 AM192°South-southwest66.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 27 at 1:49 AM219°Southwest59.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Tarawa (GILT – Gilbert Island Time).

Eclipses visible in Tarawa

Eclipse Visibility from TarawaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2020Jan 11LunarPenumbral
2020Jun 6LunarPenumbral
2020Nov 30LunarPenumbral
2021May 26 / May 27LunarPartial
2021Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPartial
2022May 16LunarPenumbral
2022Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2023Apr 20SolarPartial
2023May 6LunarPenumbral
2024Mar 25LunarPenumbral
2025Mar 14LunarTotal
2025Sep 8LunarTotal
2026Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2026Aug 28LunarPenumbral
2027Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2028Jul 7LunarPartial
2029Jan 1LunarTotal
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